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Halibut in Parchment

Halibut in Parchment

Cooking Halibut in Parchment or foil is a wonderful way to get the best results and add a dramatic flair to dinner. The paper or foil holds in the moisture, concentrates the flavor and protects the delicate flesh. The fish essentially steams in the oven and in its own juices. Follow the folding and cooking instructions carefully. The “foil” packets can be cooked in the oven or on the grill. Continue Reading →

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Seared Halibut with a Tangy Marmalade Glaze

Seared Halibut with a Tangy Marmalade Glaze

A colorful blend of orange, avocado, hazelnuts and dried cranberries gives the Seared Halibut with a Tangy Marmalade Glaze a bright and vibrant flavor. Serve it on a bed of protein-rich quinoa or couscous for extra nutritional value. Continue Reading →

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Roasted Salmon with Almond and Olive Tepanade


Olives and salmon are a wonderful match. This simple, fast, bright-tasting topping can be thrown together quickly. Here, the salmon is baked but it could just as easily be pan roasted or grilled. And the topping is good with other fish, such as halibut.

2 Tbl. olive oil
1/2 c. sliced almonds
1/2 c. Panko bread crumbs
1 tsp. thyme leaves, chopped
1 tsp. lemon rind, finely chopped
2 tsp. green or black olives, chopped
4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets, pin bones removed

Preheat oven to 400*. Heat olive oil in a small sauté pan and sauté the sliced almonds until lightly toasted. Remove from heat and stir in bread crumbs, thyme, lemon rind and olives.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and place salmon skin-side down in the pan. Lightly press 1/4 of the bread crumb mixture on the top surface of each salmon fillet.

Bake the salmon for 15-20 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.


Serves 4

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Bacon-Wrapped Halibut

Bacon-Wrapped Halibut

One of the benefits of living in Southeast Alaska is the availability of a diverse range of fresh seafood. It makes experimenting a bit more challenging and puts my creative brain to the test. It was time for me to think of something different. And then, I found my star ingredient. Bacon! This Bacon-Wrapped Halibut turns out flaky and full of bacon juice. These make you feel as if you should add bacon to your dinner every night! Continue Reading →

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Halibut Burger

Halibut Burger

When looking for foods that refresh, for something made from your catch and absolutely no time with anything hot in the kitchen, halibut burgers come to mind. Halibut fillets are prized for their unique and meaty texture and when cooked turn incredibly flaky. Continue Reading →

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7 Reasons To Ask For Alaska Seafood


WILD – Alaska seafood is wild caught! There is no finfish farming allowed in Alaska. The seafood is harvested in the wild, in the pristine waters off Alaska’s rugged 34,000 mile coastline.

NATURAL – Alaska Seafood is seafood at its natural best. Alaska boasts five species of salmon, shrimp, scallops, crab, and whitefish varieties that include pollock, halibut, Pacific cod, black cod, sole, and rockfish. They mature at a natural pace, swimming freely in the icy cold waters and eating a natural diet of marine organisms.

SUSTAINABLE – Alaska’s seafood is eco-friendly. Alaska’s abundant seafood species are part of healthy, intact ecosystems, and the fisheries are managed for sustainability. Ever since statehood in 1959, Alaska’s fisheries have been managed with the long term health of the stocks as top priority. This is mandated by the Constitution of the State of Alaska. Alaska’s healthy marine environment and sustainable fisheries management are a model for the world.

FLAVOR – The superior flavor and texture of Alaska seafood is prized around the world. They get their flavor and flesh color from their natural diet of marine organisms: in the case of salmon this includes krill and tiny crustaceans. Salmon migrate thousands of miles over the course of their lifetime, and all that exercise in cold water gives the fish a firm texture. Each of the five species – pink, keta, sockeye, coho, and king – has its own characteristics of color and flavor.

VERSATILE – Alaska seafood is easy to prepare. You can grill, poach, bake, sauté, and even take portions right from the freezer for cooking, putting a meal on the table in minutes.

HEALTHY – Alaska seafood is healthy and nutritious. It is high in protein, and low in saturated fat, and a natural source of the “good fats” – heart-healthy omega-3s.

U.S. JOBS for a HEALTHY ECONOMY – Over half the seafood harvested by American fishing families is harvested in the waters off Alaska. Although many of the families fish from small vessels, and the seafood is usually processed in small communities, the Alaska seafood industry is a major economic engine: it is Alaska’s largest private sector employer, providing work for 54,000 people, and worth an estimated $5.8 billion to Alaska in direct and induced economic output.

Please visit www.alaskaseafood.org for more interesting and important nutritional information, recipes and to learn more about Alaska seafood.


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